Covid-19: Lagos Confirms Third Case

Prof Akin Abayomi, Lagos State Commission for Health



The Lagos State Ministry of Health has confirmed conoravirus infection in a 30-year old Nigerian woman unconnected with the index case. She returned from the United Kingdom on Friday, 13 March 2020, observed self-isolation, developed symptoms and has been tested positive.

A tweet from the verified Twitter account of the Lagos State Ministry of Health stated she has been admitted at the Mainland General Hospital, Yaba, Lagos

According to the twitter handle; LSMOH ✔ Third case of #COVID19NIGERIA confirmed in Lagos. – This is a new case independent of the index case – 30 year old Nigerian, female – Returned from the UK on 13th March – Observed self-Isolation, developed symptoms – Tested positive – Now at Mainland GH receiving care”